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  • Open Letter To JD Events

    I think this letter pretty much reflects and sums up many people's thoughts and concerns. Certainly the future of audio shows is on hold. Not unlike cruise lines.


    Open letter to Joel Davis of JD Events
    Dear Joel,

    Hi-Fi Shows have long been an important and familiar part of the audio landscape, as important to manufacturers and magazines as they are to consumers. But the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic has clearly altered that landscape out of all recognition.

    Large segments of the US (and World) population are enduring limitations on travel and social interaction. Governments and city administrations are banning audiences from sports and cultural events, with many major festivals and conferences that were scheduled between now and the end of the year already choosing to cancel. Public willingness to travel or attend live events is dramatically reduced, and the health risks of doing so are well documented.

    Unfortunately the conclusion is as inescapable as it is serious. With no widespread testing or vaccine in sight, there will be no quick return to normal. According to economics experts the economy is nowhere near re-opening, and we are all looking down the gun barrel of a recession.

    The postponement of Axpona from April to August this year partially recognizes this reality, but we do not believe it truly reflects the gravity of the situation faced by your exhibitors. Any suggestion that the industry want and broadly support the idea of a show in August is also wide of the mark.

    Far from supporting your exhibitors, clinging to the prospect of holding Axpona in August is actually making their situation worse. Facing the almost total loss of at least three-months’ revenue, the resultant drain on available cash and the additional costs of re-starting supply and production, many companies are facing a critical cash-flow crisis.

    Even once business re-starts, consumer confidence is likely to be cripplingly low, directly impacting revenue for the rest of the year. The risks of social interaction and communication, as well as the substantial additional costs, make attending any show in an effort to stimulate sales a very real threat to both exhibitor and business health.

    Visitors (and please remember that many audiophiles are in the most vulnerable demographic groups) will have similar health concerns, especially as regards the risks of travelling to and attending such an event, with the small rooms and crowded nature. Press will be similarly inhibited, and the prospects of a positive visitor experience, decent levels of attendance, or coverage are clearly minimal.

    The whole world is facing a health and economic crisis – and the audio industry is no different. Supporting the industry that Axpona serves means helping hard-pressed companies by cancelling the show and releasing the money they paid in advance for an event that will not now happen.

    Under the circumstances we feel that it is no longer reasonable or responsible for JD Events to try to use the promise of a postponed Axpona show to withhold exhibitors’ (in many cases desperately needed) funds, and we urge you to follow the lead of other events and announce the cancellation of the show immediately.

    Even if you do not cancel, the fact that you simply cannot deliver the show as originally sold (in terms of attendance or coverage) means that all exhibitors should be offered the option of withdrawal and an immediate refund.

    We are confident that this would be as widely welcomed as it would be appreciated, a genuinely positive step towards preserving your exhibitors and the possibility of next year’s event.

    Yours Sincerely,
    Jolanta Conti, Basis Audio
    Elliot Goldman, Bending Wave USA
    Florian Cossy, CH Precision
    Irv Gross, Constellation Audio
    Don Better, Don Better Audio
    Scot Markwell, Elite AV Distribution
    Sandy Gross, GoldenEar
    Alvin Lloyd, Grand Prix Audio
    Jeff Rowland, Jeff Rowland Group
    Peter Mackay, Magico
    EveAnna Manley, Manley Labs
    Leland Leard, Music Hall
    Paul McGowan, PS Audio
    Jean-Pascal Panchard, Stenheim
    Charlie Schnyder, Stereo Haven
    Bill Low, The Quest Group (dba AudioQuest and GoldenEar)
    Todd Sutherland, Vivid Audio
    Luke Manley and Bea Lam, VTL
    Lily Luo, XLO International
    David Komatz, Dick Diamond and Kerry St James, YG Acoustics





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  • #2
    I know that I won’t be going to an audio show this year and possibly 2021. Particularly if it involves getting on a plane or train. You look at shows and it’s a giant Petri dish. Not just because of the crowded conditions but that people turn off the HVAC too.

    One solution might be more, smaller dealer/manufacturer sponsored exhibits. Even that....
    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
    Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
    ________________________________________

    -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
    -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
    -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
    -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
    -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
    -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
    -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
    -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
    -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
    -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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    • #3
      Unfortunately, I’m skipping all shows this year. Let’s see what happens in 2021.

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      • #4
        Of course, the question is how much has JD Events already invested in the show in up front expenses, advertising, etc. On the other hand, am sure that many of these companies need the money to stay in business. Many have been laid off in the industry. And from what I hear, overseas shIpping to Asia was halted for a long time so orders couldn’t be shipped. Who knows how many orders were cancelled. Combined with stores closing it’s been devasting.
        Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
        Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
        ________________________________________

        -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
        -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
        -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
        -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
        -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
        -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
        -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
        -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
        -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
        -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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        • #5
          It is unfortunate. As it relates to the show, both organizers and exhibitor investments probably a loss. Furthermore, I hope that most companies are able to make it through this crisis. I’ve heard that even some of the big audio companies are furloughing and laying off staff.

          This has turned out to be a terrible crisis on the human side and a dagger to the economic survival of many businesses. Amazing how quickly it has happened.

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          • #6
            There is no possible way that Axpona happens in August, so now is the time to call it, I agree. It bummed, but it’s just not gonna happen.

            Until we have widespread vaccinations, anything like this (😢), sporting events (😢😢), concerts (😢😢😢), and the like are just not going to happen.
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            • kcin
              kcin commented
              Editing a comment
              Totally agree, both sides will lose on Axpona. However, don't hold your breath on a vaccine. Unlikely for a couple of years fast tracked.

          • #7

            A petition to Save the Venue- Save the Show- Save the Industry

            Friends,

            We are all going through extraordinary times where we are all being called up to do our small part to save a bigger whole. No industry is worse impacted than trade shows, and no other industry has been more overlooked. While the world is coming together to take unprecedented steps to help industries, here is our chance to help one that directly impacts us. Note, when this nightmare is over, this show will be the first and best opportunity we will have to reclaim lost ground.


            The Schaumburg Convention center is the best venue we have ever had, anywhere. Not only is it prestigious but those fantastic sounding rooms make it the perfect venue for our particular industry..in every way a sound decision that grew the industry as a whole. There is a reason we have never had such modern and large venue cater exclusively to to the high-end segment of Audio- it required a commitment greater than our industry.

            JD Events has done its part and given us packed, organized shows. Now both could truly use our help and it cost us nothing. In fact, not doing this is going to hurt us, many of our friends and the industry. All they need right now is for us to hold our horses and give them some runway. We are in absolutely unprecedented times, there is no way to accurately foresee even a short block of time from now. The only thing that we can see is our intent: We want this venue, we want this team and we want to exhibit when we can pack the show again.

            Please add your name to this petition to say they have your support, patience and compassion.



            Sunny Umrao

            Scaena Loudspeakers
            Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
            Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
            ________________________________________

            -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
            -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
            -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
            -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
            -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
            -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
            -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
            -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
            -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
            -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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            • #8
              On Tuesday, April 21, 20 major high-end audio manufacturers sent an open letter to Joel Davis, founder and CEO of JD Events, urging him to immediately cancel AXPONA 2020 or offer "the option of withdrawal and an immediate refund." The letter argues that the COVID-19 pandemic "has clearly altered [the audio] landscape out of all recognition" and disputes the viability of the show's rescheduled dates from April to August 9-11.
              Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
              Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
              ________________________________________

              -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
              -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
              -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
              -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
              -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
              -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
              -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
              -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
              -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
              -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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              • #9
                Kinda hard to justify not canceling the show now given that social distancing will continue through the summer.
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                • jonathanb
                  jonathanb commented
                  Editing a comment
                  (ooh, my 666th post! I sorta feel like calling myself Damien until the next post.)

                • MylesBAstor
                  MylesBAstor commented
                  Editing a comment
                  That's funny!

                  Thanks for joining and supporting the forum!

              • #10
                Hi Everyone – I hope you are well and although I have spoken to many of you, for anyone I have not responded to I apologize. We have received your thoughts and concerns since February regarding the current situation we are in and they are all legitimate.

                We hope to provide an update by the end of this week regarding where things stand for AXPONA and JDE during this unpredictable time. Please know that JD Events will always do the right thing for our customers to the best of our ability.

                On a related note, Joel has been quite sick fighting a fever since Monday and not able to be as responsive as he’d normally be. It’s been a hard week but I assure you he understands all of your concerns and all that is at stake. Please be patient while we work through immense challenges for which there are no simple solutions. Thank you for all the encouraging emails, texts, and phone calls we are receiving. Stay safe and my line is always open to you.

                Mark Freed
                Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
                Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
                ________________________________________

                -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
                -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
                -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
                -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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                • #11
                  When I saw this posting and the responses, including one on another site about the Munich show, I thought of two things. Cash flow and relational vs transactional.

                  If you never have run a business, particularly a small one, you may never have had experience with either, particularly the first one. Clearly these two issues are meeting head on here and at many places through the economy. Most all of the businesses which signed the original letter, and JDE, are small and are having major problems with cash flow. None of these are high net margin businesses. Having to prepay anything is a challenge, and with payrolls and other expense to meet without a commensurate return on the investment is especially difficult. I am guessing very few of the companies have big credit lines that allow them to exist for many months without repayment.

                  This problem (hence the tone an urgency of the letter) hits head on with the other issue - relationships. If this were a straight transaction (buying toilet paper, for example) it doesn't matter who the seller is or who the buyer it, since either one can easily find some other customer or dealer for the next purchase. AXPONA is not such an entity. JDE wants to maintain the relationships it has developed over the many years with the various companies as well as vendors (hotels, caterers, transportation companies) that it has dealt with over the years. The audio companies want AXPONA to exist in future years, since it provides value to the companies and maintain their relationships with JDE.

                  There are simple solutions to this complex problem. One is to declare bankruptcy and walk away. You leave a lot of angry people and normally have to go into some other business or some other location, if the business is location specific. Your employees, vendors and creditors are screwed and probably will never do business with you again. But you have to think of it as a business transaction, and not a relationship you are building. Some entities have done this over and over again. Some even have gotten very high up in the world.

                  Larry
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                  • #12
                    From an Editor’s Notebook:  Regarding AXPONA 2020 and THE Show Long Beach 2020
                    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
                    Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
                    ________________________________________

                    -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
                    -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
                    -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                    -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
                    -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                    -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                    -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                    -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                    -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                    -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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                    • #13
                      Much hinges on these two clauses in the contract.

                      13. Cancellation Of AXPONA. If for any reason beyond Management’s control (e.g., fire, casualty, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, accident, blockage, embargo, inclement weather, governmental restraints, act of public enemy, riot or civil disturbance, impairment or lack of adequate transportation, inability to secure sufficient labor, technical or other personnel, municipal, state or federal laws, or act of God), AXPONA, or any part thereof, is prevented from being held, or the Facility becomes unavailable, unfit for occupancy or substantially interfered with, Management may cancel AXPONA. In such event, Management shall not be responsible for delays, damage, loss, increased costs, or other unfavorable conditions arising by virtue thereof, and Exhibitor waives claims for damage arising therefrom. Upon any such termination, Management may refund to Exhibitor no more than a prorated amount of Exhibitor’s total cost of participation paid after deducting all expenses and reasonable compensation to Management. In no case shall the amount of any refund exceed Exhibitor’s total cost of participation actually paid.
                      14. Postponement of AXPONA. If for any reason Management determines that the location or dates of AXPONA should be changed, no refund will be due to Exhibitor, and Management will assign to Exhibitor, in lieu of the original space, such other space as Management deems appropriate, and Exhibitor agrees to use such space under the terms of this Agreement. Management shall not be financially liable or otherwise obligated in the event that AXPONA is relocated or postponed.
                      Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
                      Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
                      ________________________________________

                      -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
                      -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
                      -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                      -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
                      -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                      -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                      -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                      -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                      -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                      -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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                      • #14
                        Axpona cancelled.

                        April 30, 2020 Dear AXPONA Community; It is with heartfelt disappointment but concern for the health and safety of all AXPONA participants that we announce today the official cancellation of AXPONA 2020 due to the impact of COVID who had committed to making the 2020 event19. We thank everyone into what would have been the largest and most attended AXPONA in history. Although there remains over three months until our August dates, we do not feel 100% confident that we can provide a safe environment for all of our customers and press to network and do business in Schaumburg by that date.

                        We are reaching out directly to exhibitors, sponsors and attendees this morning with further details. These are enormously challenging times for everyone’s personal and business lives but let us stay strong, caring and united. The industry will come throug h this together and it will be a better and safer world on the other side. We look forward to hosting a celebratory AXPONA for the ages when we all meet again in 2021.

                        Sincerely,
                        Joel A. Davis Founder & CEO JD Events

                        Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
                        Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
                        ________________________________________

                        -Zellaton Plural Evo speakers
                        -Goldmund Telos 300 stereo amp
                        -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
                        -Doshi EVO and Goldmund PH3.8 phonostage
                        -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
                        -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
                        -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga Mk. 2, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
                        -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
                        -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 6, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
                        -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz 3 racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA OHIO Class 2.1+ platforms.

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                        • #15
                          Cancelled and no refunds.

                          https://www.stereophile.com/content/...nds-exhibitors
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